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06 Feb 2017
In October 2016 the training of youth facilitators was held in Pernik, Bulgaria. The three-day event was exciting as youth facilitators prepared themselves for their future work with young people within the "Life skills, leadership, limitless...
18 Jan 2017
In the Netherlands, 20 professionals and experienced experts have formed a community of practice (CoP) to strengthen participation of young people who have been sexually abused or who are at risk of abuse. The participants come from a variety of...
10 Nov 2016
Bucharest, Romania: Five young people were trained as Co-facilitators for the LEAP project in Romania. The three-day training was held between 26th of October and 2nd of November. The group established its own rules, which include respect; attention...
12 Oct 2016
The Dutch LEAP Community of Practice (CoP) consist of 16 professionals supporting young people who have experienced sexual violence (social workers, nurses, policy makers, a fund) and four adult experienced experts who engage with young people in...

 

06 Oct 2016
PULSE Foundation is an organization that for more than 17 years has been working on issues of violence in Bulgarian society. The organization works on prevention programs, support and rehabilitation of victims of violence. The implementation of LEAP...

Young people facilitating a training session for professionals, discussing the 'masks' young people may have to hide their real feelings.

06 Oct 2016
On the 3rd-5th August, the youth facilitators, who represented the UK through the LEAP project, took part in a 3 day training event delivered by the University of Bedfordshire. They are the author of this news item: "In the training, we spoke about...
06 Oct 2016
11th – 14th of July, Bucharest, Ibis Parliament Hotel: a training on participatory approaches was held for 28 participants coming  from the child protection emergency services from Bucharest, Vaslui, Ialomita, Constanta, Piatra Neamt, Mures, Bihor,...
17 Jun 2016
“Life skills, leadership, limitless potential: Supporting children and young people affected by sexual violence in Europe by strengthening and facilitating participatory practice” is a project funded by the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme...

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